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Philadelphia Updates Stormwater Regulations Effective July 1, 2015

7/21/2015 | Construction Blog

Effective July 1, 2015, Philadelphia Water updated its Stormwater Regulations for development to meet requirements of the Clean Water Act. The changes claim to improve the health of Philadelphia’s rivers, minimize local flooding, and encourage the use of green infrastructure throughout the city. The revised Stormwater Management Guidance Manual, Version 3.0 contains policies and procedures that reflect the new Stormwater Regulation requirements and offers enhanced resources to the development community with respect to stormwater management. A summary of changes can be found at the Philadelphia Watershed’s website: